Internet Service in Indiana

Internet Access in Indiana

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Coverage by County

79.8%
53.4%

97.0

21st

Broadband Speeds

88.2%

of Hoosiers have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

33.4%

of Hoosiers have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Coverage

96.3%

of Hoosiers have access to wireline service

38.6%

of Hoosiers have access to fiber-optic service

83.9%

of Hoosiers have access to cable service

90.1%

of Hoosiers have access to DSL service

Coverage by County in Indiana

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Adams 79.0%
Allen 95.4%
Bartholomew 93.4%
Benton 10.5%
Blackford 88.2%
Boone 87.0%
Brown 93.3%
Carroll 62.7%
Cass 73.4%
Clark 96.2%
Clay 75.7%
Clinton 80.1%
Crawford 2.7%
Daviess 92.0%
Dearborn 96.1%
Decatur 64.6%
DeKalb 77.4%
Delaware 94.2%
Dubois 71.7%
Elkhart 88.4%
Fayette 77.4%
Floyd 99.3%
Fountain 61.8%
Franklin 47.1%
Fulton 74.9%
Gibson 71.4%
Grant 85.3%
Greene 80.9%
Hamilton 97.1%
Hancock 99.5%
Harrison 90.0%
Hendricks 98.0%
Henry 92.0%
Howard 94.3%
Huntington 80.4%
Jackson 89.8%
Jasper 77.3%
Jay 73.6%
Jefferson 73.9%
Jennings 81.0%
Johnson 97.4%
Knox 87.0%
Kosciusko 80.4%
LaGrange 34.5%
Lake 99.2%
LaPorte 90.5%
Lawrence 88.5%
Madison 88.7%
Marion 99.0%
Marshall 70.6%
Martin 77.7%
Miami 68.0%
Monroe 99.1%
Montgomery 73.0%
Morgan 97.7%
Newton 90.3%
Noble 65.7%
Ohio 80.5%
Orange 67.3%
Owen 82.8%
Parke 66.8%
Perry 83.1%
Pike 60.2%
Porter 97.3%
Posey 78.8%
Pulaski 51.1%
Putnam 73.6%
Randolph 65.0%
Ripley 66.7%
Rush 55.2%
St. Joseph 96.1%
Scott 86.7%
Shelby 81.1%
Spencer 63.0%
Starke 65.8%
Steuben 70.2%
Sullivan 57.0%
Switzerland 26.6%
Tippecanoe 92.8%
Tipton 80.2%
Union 49.5%
Vanderburgh 99.1%
Vermillion 74.2%
Vigo 94.1%
Wabash 65.0%
Warren 33.1%
Warrick 83.5%
Washington 96.8%
Wayne 80.6%
Wells 76.2%
White 86.8%
Whitley 61.7%

Internet Speed in Top Indiana Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Indianapolis 94.8 MBPS 36 Providers
2. Fort Wayne 68.3 MBPS 25 Providers
3. Evansville 100.0 MBPS 22 Providers
4. South Bend 94.6 MBPS 24 Providers
5. Bloomington 108.4 MBPS 19 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Indiana

Provider Avg. download speed
XFINITY from Comcast 113.7 MBPS
AT&T Internet 101.6 MBPS
Spectrum 91.2 MBPS
Frontier Communications 41.5 MBPS
WATCH Communications 6.0 MBPS

The State of Broadband in Indiana, 2021

Written by the BroadbandNow team. Last updated 2/2/2021.

Indiana is the 21st most connected state in the U.S. Connectivity across the state is more or less average when compared to other states, though many counties are still lacking in internet coverage. The average reported speed in the state was 66.9 Mbps.

The Digital Divide in Indiana

Indiana has a total of 245 internet providers. There are currently 666,000 people in Indiana without access to a wired connection capable of 25 Mbps download speeds. Another 718,000 people in Indiana have access to only one wired provider, with no other options to switch. Lastly, 265,000 people in Indiana don’t have any wired internet providers available where they live at all.

Our most recent data reveals that 53.4% of Hoosiers have access to a wired low price plan of $60 or less. 89.1% of Hoosiers have access to wired broadband speeds of 25 Mbps or faster. 87.5% of Hoosiers have access to broadband 100 Mpbs or faster. When it comes to 1-gigabit broadband, 24.9% of Hoosiers have access to this.

Best-Connected Cities

In Indiana, the best-connected cities are Fort Wayne, South Bend, Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Evansville. Fort Wayne ranks the highest in the state in terms of connectivity. 98% of residents have access to wired broadband.

Worst-Connected Cities

The worst-connected cities in Indiana are Young America, Sumava Resorts, Zanesville, Falmouth, and Ambia. No residents in any of these cities have access to a low-priced wired internet plan.

Governmental Initiatives

In the past decade, millions of dollars have been put towards improving the broadband infrastructure for Hoosiers across Indiana. Since 2010, the Indiana Broadband Mapping Project has been awarded over 3.2 million dollars in federal grants for Indiana’s Broadband Initiative. In addition to that, another 39.3 million dollars was awarded to various broadband infrastructure projects in Indiana. Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10 Mbps has improved from 86.6% to 93.7% of Hoosiers.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Indiana Cities

Average speed over time
Albion 35.4%
13 providers
Alexandria 86.3%
14 providers
Anderson 98.3%
18 providers
Angola 81.8%
13 providers
Attica 59.1%
15 providers
Auburn 91.2%
18 providers
Aurora 95.4%
10 providers
Austin 91.9%
10 providers
Avon 100.0%
16 providers
Bargersville 90.8%
12 providers
Batesville 76.3%
10 providers
Bedford 92.5%
13 providers
Beech Grove 99.3%
16 providers
Berne 72.6%
13 providers
Bloomfield 76.0%
15 providers
Bloomington 99.1%
19 providers
Bluffton 91.1%
18 providers
Boonville 80.0%
12 providers
Brazil 90.8%
11 providers
Bremen 72.1%
15 providers
Bristol 88.8%
16 providers
Brookville 56.8%
12 providers
Brownsburg 99.9%
14 providers
Brownstown 97.9%
11 providers
Butler 57.5%
12 providers
Camby 99.4%
13 providers
Carmel 99.9%
22 providers
Cedar Lake 99.2%
14 providers
Centerville 61.4%
11 providers
Chandler 95.2%
11 providers
Charlestown 94.5%
12 providers
Chesterton 98.8%
16 providers
Churubusco 61.2%
15 providers
Cicero 83.0%
13 providers
Clarksville 100.0%
15 providers
Clayton 94.2%
14 providers
Clinton 93.1%
10 providers
Cloverdale 97.8%
11 providers
Coatesville 95.4%
12 providers
Columbia City 61.0%
13 providers
Columbus 95.7%
19 providers
Connersville 80.0%
12 providers
Corydon 76.5%
16 providers
Covington 72.4%
13 providers
Crawfordsville 90.4%
15 providers
Crown Point 98.5%
17 providers
Danville 96.5%
14 providers
Decatur 90.5%
14 providers
Delphi 66.4%
15 providers
Demotte 100.0%
12 providers
Dyer 99.9%
13 providers
East Chicago 99.9%
12 providers
Edinburgh 87.4%
15 providers
Elkhart 93.4%
20 providers
Ellettsville 99.6%
9 providers
Elwood 90.6%
13 providers
Evansville 99.1%
22 providers
Fairmount 68.9%
17 providers
Fishers 100.0%
19 providers
Floyds Knobs 97.0%
15 providers
Fort Wayne 98.6%
25 providers
Fortville 99.3%
14 providers
Frankfort 86.4%
18 providers
Franklin 93.1%
15 providers
Fremont 73.5%
12 providers
Garrett 95.4%
17 providers
Gary 99.7%
16 providers
Gas City 98.7%
11 providers
Georgetown 100.0%
15 providers
Goshen 86.2%
22 providers
Granger 99.8%
20 providers
Greencastle 72.7%
12 providers
Greenfield 99.9%
13 providers
Greensburg 66.7%
12 providers
Greentown 68.5%
15 providers
Greenwood 99.6%
19 providers
Griffith 99.8%
15 providers
Hammond 99.5%
16 providers
Hanover 81.3%
12 providers
Hartford City 85.2%
12 providers
Hebron 98.4%
15 providers
Highland 100.0%
15 providers
Hobart 98.1%
16 providers
Huntertown 90.5%
14 providers
Huntingburg 84.9%
13 providers
Huntington 84.3%
15 providers
Indianapolis 99.0%
36 providers
Jasper 84.1%
16 providers
Jeffersonville 100.0%
16 providers
Kendallville 89.3%
19 providers
Knightstown 87.7%
12 providers
Knox 74.1%
11 providers
Kokomo 97.1%
18 providers
La Porte 93.5%
14 providers
Lafayette 97.0%
21 providers
Lagrange 48.8%
11 providers
Lake Station 97.9%
13 providers
Lawrenceburg 99.2%
11 providers
Lebanon 88.2%
16 providers
Leo 92.6%
13 providers
Liberty 46.9%
14 providers
Ligonier 78.7%
14 providers
Linton 92.0%
14 providers
Logansport 90.9%
17 providers
Loogootee 83.8%
14 providers
Lowell 97.7%
16 providers
Madison 79.1%
13 providers
Marion 89.9%
17 providers
Martinsville 97.4%
17 providers
Mc Cordsville 100.0%
12 providers
Merrillville 98.5%
20 providers
Michigan City 98.3%
16 providers
Middlebury 69.0%
18 providers
Middletown 92.2%
14 providers
Milan 65.2%
12 providers
Mishawaka 95.4%
22 providers
Mitchell 81.4%
13 providers
Monticello 92.7%
14 providers
Mooresville 98.5%
16 providers
Morgantown 91.3%
15 providers
Mount Vernon 78.6%
11 providers
Muncie 97.6%
18 providers
Munster 99.9%
16 providers
Nappanee 75.4%
15 providers
Nashville 94.0%
14 providers
New Albany 100.0%
17 providers
New Carlisle 80.1%
15 providers
New Castle 97.1%
14 providers
New Haven 88.3%
16 providers
New Palestine 98.9%
14 providers
Newburgh 98.0%
10 providers
Noblesville 96.5%
20 providers
North Judson 64.9%
11 providers
North Liberty 64.8%
20 providers
North Manchester 75.0%
16 providers
North Vernon 83.0%
11 providers
Notre Dame 88.8%
14 providers
Oakland City 61.7%
10 providers
Orleans 51.7%
9 providers
Osceola 96.3%
18 providers
Ossian 76.0%
16 providers
Paoli 67.7%
12 providers
Pekin 99.8%
15 providers
Pendleton 76.0%
16 providers
Peru 84.5%
14 providers
Petersburg 79.5%
14 providers
Pittsboro 99.2%
11 providers
Plainfield 99.8%
20 providers
Plymouth 75.2%
15 providers
Portage 99.3%
15 providers
Portland 78.5%
12 providers
Princeton 91.3%
9 providers
Rensselaer 68.3%
13 providers
Richmond 91.7%
15 providers
Rising Sun 78.7%
11 providers
Roanoke 67.2%
16 providers
Rochester 90.0%
14 providers
Rockport 86.2%
13 providers
Rockville 64.6%
12 providers
Rushville 67.7%
11 providers
Saint John 99.8%
13 providers
Salem 95.0%
12 providers
Schererville 99.9%
16 providers
Scottsburg 94.0%
14 providers
Sellersburg 100.0%
16 providers
Seymour 92.3%
14 providers
Shelbyville 85.5%
18 providers
Sheridan 49.7%
20 providers
Shipshewana 29.2%
13 providers
South Bend 99.2%
24 providers
Spencer 82.4%
12 providers
Sullivan 70.8%
15 providers
Sunman 78.9%
10 providers
Syracuse 86.3%
16 providers
Tell City 96.4%
14 providers
Terre Haute 96.1%
15 providers
Tipton 88.5%
14 providers
Topeka 0.5%
13 providers
Union City 77.6%
12 providers
Upland 92.3%
14 providers
Valparaiso 97.3%
19 providers
Vevay 37.3%
10 providers
Vincennes 95.8%
13 providers
Wabash 76.4%
16 providers
Walkerton 76.0%
16 providers
Warsaw 89.2%
16 providers
Washington 96.1%
18 providers
West Harrison 94.7%
13 providers
West Lafayette 89.8%
20 providers
West Terre Haute 82.6%
11 providers
Westfield 99.0%
19 providers
Westville 89.9%
16 providers
Wheatfield 67.3%
13 providers
Whiteland 98.3%
11 providers
Whiting 99.9%
13 providers
Winamac 55.7%
12 providers
Winchester 71.6%
14 providers
Wolcottville 64.3%
12 providers
Yorktown 96.7%
12 providers
Zionsville 99.4%
19 providers